(noun) The characterization of a group of people as sharing the same behaviors and features.
Audio Pronunciation: (ster·e·o·type)
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- Plural: stereotypes
- A type of exception fallacy.
- Kashima, Yoshihisa, Klaus Fiedler, and Peter Freytag. 2012. Stereotype Dynamics Language-Based Approaches to the Formation, Maintenance, and Transformation of Stereotypes. Hoboken, NJ: Taylor and Francis.
- Miller, Arthur G. 1982. In the Eye of the Beholder: Contemporary Issues in Stereotyping. New York: Praeger.